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District 4-H Judging Contests – Soil Judging – DUE
April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Soil Judging contest are designed for teams of 3 – 4 members in the same age division (Junior – grades 3 – 5, Intermediate (grades 6 – 8, Senior – Grades 9 – 12) to demonstrate their skills in evaluation and observation. Members use the knowledge and skills they have about the subject matter to place the class from best to worst and also develop public speaking skills through learning how to present reasons on why they placed a class as they did. Registration will be on 4-H Connect from Apr. 1st – 20th. Select which contest you are interested in competing in. Cost is $10 per individual payable by credit card.
Soil Judging is Saturday, April 23rd at College Station. Soil Judging – Judge four soil profiles with 20 minutes allowed for each. Determine the soil characteristics of the profiles and make interpretations based on observation.
You must be academically eligible to compete at these District Contests. Eligibility form is available on our website at https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/files/2011/11/Soils-Contest-2016.pdf and is due to our office by Friday, April 15th.